Arkansas Chess Association

Try chess - it's fun, healthy and promotes cognitive skills. Arkansas has a thriving chess scene with multiple clubs, programs, and tournaments available.

Support chess in Arkansas become a member, adult and youth memberships available

Learn more about how youth can get involved in Arkansas chess

If you are interesting in playing online, visit Team Arkansas on

The 2023 Arkansas League is up and running. Learn More!

Resources and History

The important stuff

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Affiliate Clubs

Join a local club and improve your game

Come meet our previous champions over the years!

Come visit our picture gallery of events and people over the years

List of useful links and resources

Get Involved

Are you interested in developing the sport of chess in Arkansas. Let us know about you and figure out a way to develop chess together

About Us

Meet the leadership team at Arkansas Chess – people that make things happen